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JUST IN: Police confirm Briton killed in Kajuru attack

Kajuru castle

The Police Command in Kaduna State has identified the expatriate killed by suspected kidnappers in Kajuru as Miss Faye Mooney, a Briton.

The Command’s Public Relation Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Kaduna.

Mooney was among the two people killed and three kidnapped on April 19 at a recreational resort in Kajuru Local Government Area by suspected kidnappers.

Sabo said Mooney was a staff of Mercy Corps Nigeria.

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He added that the police was still on course to rescue the kidnapped victims and bring the perpetrators to book.

On April 20, the Command confirmed the killing of two persons and kidnap of three others at a recreational resort in Kajuru LGAs.

“At about 23:40hrs on Friday, some suspected kidnappers, armed with dangerous weapons, gained entry into a recreational resort called Kajuru Castle in Kajuru LGA.

“The bandits shot sporadically and in the process, shot dead two persons including an expatriate lady and took away three others.”

He disclosed that patrol teams led by the DPO rushed to the scene and evacuated the victims to St. Gerald Hospital.

Sabo said investigation revealed that the victims, along with 12 others, were tourists from Lagos, adding that the incident happened during the after party at the castle located at the Hill Top. (NAN)

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